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Casa Playa Las Lomas I-05 by Vertice Arquitectos

By : Dennis Franklin | 10 Jan 2015 6:30 pm | Homes

The Casa Playa Las Lomas I-05 located in Cerro Azul, Peru was designed by the Vertice Arquitectos practice to offer a panoramic view of the nearby ocean from a rocky and sandy hill site reaching a height of 48 meters above sea level. The house is comprised of two parallel volumes that would ensure a 180 degree view of the Pacific Ocean and there is a central circulation axis bringing them together leading to the swimming pool that overlooks the…

Casa RO Tapalpa by Elias Rizo and Alejandro Rizo

By : Dennis Franklin | 10 Jan 2015 1:07 pm | Homes

The Casa RO Tapalpa is a weekend retreat located close to Tapalpa, Mexico and it was designed by the architects Elias Rizo and Alejandro Rizo to integrate well into the beautiful natural setting of the Sierra Madres while also offering a contemporary aesthetic to the inhabitants instead of the typical rustic elements which are employed in such cases. The privacy provided by the forest allowed extensive use of glazed surfaces for natural light and a dialogue with the landscape. The…

1181 N Hillcrest Road by Ferrugio Design + Associates

By : Dennis Franklin | 9 Jan 2015 3:30 pm | Homes

The 1181 N Hillcrest Road residential project was created by the Ferrugio Design + Associates practice for none other than the Swedish billionaire Markus Persson who created the Minecraft game and it is located in Beverly Hills, being currently the most expensive home in the area. The high end home is in the Trousdale Estates neighborhood with a surface of 23.000 square feet and the cost reached 70 million dollars with amenities like a candy room, a screening room with…

Ehrlich Retreat + by John Friedman Alice Kimm Architects

By : Dennis Franklin | 9 Jan 2015 10:26 am | Homes

The Ehrlich Retreat + is a residential project located in Santa Monica, California and it was designed by the practice of John Friedman Alice Kimm Architects to extend the original house that was created by the same studio with a new guest house, swimming pool and shading platform for the terrace. The structure follows some of the architectural elements of the main project while still bringing its own identity into the landscape with a sculptural façade that is comprised of…

Port Hope House by Teeple Architects

By : Dennis Franklin | 7 Jan 2015 8:52 pm | Homes

The Port Hope House in Ontario, Canada was designed in 2012 by the practice of Teeple Architects on a sloping terrain that is interrupted by a dense forest and offers an overview of the Lake Ontario from a 75 feet cliff, providing the inhabitants with a wonderful and secure natural landscape. The project spreads over a surface of 4450 square feet on a farmland and thus the aesthetic and geometry of the house was dictated by the natural surroundings and…

The Python House by Pana

By : Dennis Franklin | 7 Jan 2015 3:20 pm | Homes

The Python House is a residential project created by the Pana architectural practice in the Moscow region in Russia with a flexible layout and a geometry that resembles that of a snake crawling on the stone box on the ground floor. Spreading over a surface of 1180 square meters, the interior begins from the open entrance and leads all the way to the private section where the master bedroom is located. The private areas were placed on the second floor…

The Dana House by Ulrich Franzen

By : Dennis Franklin | 6 Jan 2015 9:30 pm | Homes

The Dana House located in New Caanan, Connecticut was designed by the architect Ulrich Franzen with a mid-century aesthetic that became quite popular in the region since it protects the inhabitants from the neighbors while also integrating well into the landscape. The main material used is exposed brick and wood was added to balance the rough texture. The house spreads over a surface of 528 square meters and is reminiscent of the brutalist aesthetic with white walls, panels, and rafters…

Loft Vasco by Urbana Arquitetura

By : Dennis Franklin | 6 Jan 2015 7:30 pm | Homes

The Loft Vasco takes its name from the Vasco da Gama street in Porto Alegre, Brazil and it was designed in the place of an old shed building by the practice of Urbana Arquitetura in 2011. The project spreads over a surface of 246 square meters and the original industrial ambiance was preserved while several warmer elements were added for a cozier setting. The metallic rooftop was replaced with a double layer insulated roof that improves the acoustic control and…

Pinar House by MO+G taller de arquitectura

By : Dennis Franklin | 6 Jan 2015 5:30 pm | Homes

The Pinar House was designed by the MO+G taller de arquitectura practice in 2014 and it is located in Zapopan, Mexico in the La Primavera forest, offering the best of both the urban life and a safe natural retreat. Spreading over a surface of 535 square meters, the house is surrounded by pine and oak trees and it used to be occupied by a terrace, swimming pool, parking space and a multipurpose sports court. The layout for the project separated…

Trübel by L3P Architekten

By : Dennis Franklin | 5 Jan 2015 11:30 pm | Homes

The Trubel residential project was designed by the L3P Architekten practice in 2014 and it features a highly open contemporary home located in Dielsdorf, Switzerland on the site of a vineyard. The residence has a modern geometry made from reinforced concrete with a steel concrete and a highly minimalist tone that brings out the industrial elements. To bring a cozy touch, the designers added handmade furniture pieces and a glass envelope. The entrance is made through a 5.44 meter high…

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